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Iowa County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 9, 1829
County Seat Dodgeville
Courthouse
Address Iowa County Courthouse
222 N Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533;
Phone. 608.935.3024

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County Courthouse

Iowa County Courthouse
222 N Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533;
Phone. 608.935.3024

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1866,
marriage records from 1852 and land records from 1835;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records from 1860
and court records; Register in Probate has probate records
from 1890; see Michigan for 1830 Census [1]

This article is about a southwestern county of Wisconsin. For other uses, see Iowa (disambiguation).

Historical Facts

Parent County

1829--Iowa County was created 9 October 1829 from Crawford County.  County seat: Dodgeville [1]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps" (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Wisconsin Counties see: Wisconsin Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable indexto the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable indexto the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Iowa County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Iowa County.

- 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company F
- 7th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company C.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

See also a List of Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 Lafayette County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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